startups

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A Smart Inclining Bed created by a leukaemia survivor is preventing falls and pressure sores in Australian nursing homes. 

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Ten startups will pitch their ideas to investors at an event at the MCA to the launch the Founders Program, the flagship initiative of the UNSW Entrepreneurship team.

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UNSW Sydney will transform its campus for the Festival of India, a high-energy, event-packed week that will promote Australia’s partnership and friendship with the rapidly emerging global powerhouse.

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UNSW student Afonso Firmo hopes his startup company can make a major splash in the Australian fitness industry by turning smartphones into “digital personal trainers”. 

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To invest in start-ups or risky ventures there's a requirement that you be a "sophisticated investor". This discriminatory, arbitary distinction is holding us back, writes Jason Zein.

Gojek

Better knowledge about the local market helps Indonesia's ridesharing startup Gojek beat Silicon Valley tech company Uber, writes Nick Wailes.

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A program that will connect UNSW’s world-class researchers with young NSW innovators and businesses to develop their technologies for global markets has received $1 million in funding.

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UNSW has again topped the list of Australian universities with the most millionaire graduates, the latest global analysis shows.

GoFar

Open 24 hours, seven days a week, Sydney-based incubator Fishburners is helping to hatch the next generation of startup entrepreneurs, and many of the most committed are from UNSW.  

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Most girls are interested in entrepreneurship, they just don’t know where to start, say the organisers of the UNSW Female Entrepreneurship Initiative, a program offering support for women in the startup space.

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